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a state of emergency declared in tennessee after an ice storm hit a large part of that of that state. >> in alabama the ice was half an inch thick causing dozens of accidents bringing down dres and power lines as well. let's go to maria molina whith what's going on today. >> we are looking at more ice accumulating across places like tennessee and kentucky and portions of mississippi and even places in the northeast dealing with some of the snow and also the freezing rain. we have freezing rain across the east. a quarter of an inch in the suburbs west of the city. we could have glaze on the roadways. snow over parts of new england. higher snowfall accumulations 3-5 inches of snow forecast. not a huge deal in terms of the snow. please be careful on the roads. lacking at freezing rain across area wesle and portions of kentucky. we have areas of plain rain across alabama and georgia. take a look at jackson that area to the north of you we have the freezing rain in jackson. temperatures holding up to show the rain refreeze. we have warnings in effect through tennessee and mississippi and
classic movies. there might be some pride. >> this comes to us from memphis, tennessee where hundreds celebrated the birth of rocknroll royalty. public officials and fans flocked to tennessee to mark presley's birthday. they cut an enormous cake. one fit for the king. i'm richard lui and this is "early today" just your first stop. day today on your nbc station. >>> one documentary crew is finally putting a face to the name. these pictures of a live giant squid were released by the discovery channel and japanese broadcaster nhk. the stills come from stunning new deepwater footage capturing the first and only images of a giant squid still in its natural habitat. the same crew previously record a giant squid caught in a fishing line caught in 2006. >>> one new record in india is sure to wake the neighbors. more than 15,000 people came together in northeast india to set the record for the largest ensemble of coal drummers. participants drummed for 15 minutes. the new record will be recognized by the indian-asian guinness record books there. heard all around the world. >>> in sweden, an ic
missouri, arkansas, and tennessee. homes were damaged. trees and power lines were knocked down. thousands lost power. >> the front surges all the way to texas. in tennessee, flash flood warnings have been issued. can see nashville is caught in the storm's path and that's where you can fient jennifer reyes. >> reporter: this is some of the damage in our area. you can see this big tree came down in the middle of the road, and when that happened it took out a power line with it. now metro police is here mareking sure that drivers don't go through this. similar reports have bn coming in to our newsroom. trees down in the middle of the road, and, of course, police have responded to that. there have been reports of damage to businesses, also to homes. in an area called bordeaux there was man parentally seeking shelter and the shelter ended up caving in on top of him and killed him. at the peak of the storm there were heavy winds and heavy rain and because of that there were about 21,000 users without electricity. this was at 4:00 a.m. the electric company is working to restore lots of -- the po
for that comes in some part from the federal government. about 22% of what tennessee spends, i'm told, is federal dollars. the rest is state dollars. in community services, state appropriations are about 70% of the mental health fund. while the state government has a role, it is a support role, and it ought to make things easier instead of harder. in preparing for this, it seems to me that putting a face on the individuals that need help -- one group would be a 9-year-old boy, who has always been pleasant but suddenly started defying his teachers. his grades slipped, and he did not want to go to boy scouts, did not want to play with his friends, so they reached out to a pediatrician who was able to get professional assistance. he was diagnosed with a mood disorder, and he began to improve and was sleeping better, so it was a success story. another case might be a 17-year- old who had no behavioral issues growing up. he started noticing lights in the bathroom. sounds of water irritating him. he began having trouble sleeping. he began to hear voices telling him to throw rocks at people. he was fina
officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: thank you, madam president. i ask that the quorum call be vitiated. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. alexander: thank you, madam president. i'm expecting the senator from louisiana, who i had planned to follow. but since he's not here yet, i'll go ahead with my remarks. unless he walks in the door just now, and then he can follow. he can follow me. we're both speaking today about selective enforcement of the law as it relates to the department of justice being willing to enforce the law against certain types of energy producers but not other types of energy producers. senator vitter from louisiana will talk about a letter that he and i will be sending to the attorney general of the united states asking why he does that. i see senator vitter coming in just now, so now that i've give unhim a preamble and a warmup of about two minutes, i think i'll sit do you and listen to what he has to say and then i'll add my comments to his when he finishes. mr. vitter: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from louisiana. mr.
people are waking up to in parts of tennessee. this is a hood of a car. this is all-ice. a quarter-inch of ice. i'm going to show you what's happ happening. some of the freezing rain and freezing advisories. southern kentucky. you see it spreading into virginia and north carolina today. to the north of it, it's all-snow, even for an area that hasn't had a lot of that. chicago, talking about you. and let's go back and show how much you can expect out of this. the amounts that will come out of it. icing for the southern appalachians, nashville, asheville, included. cincinnati in the snow area. three to six inches. some of the higher elevations getting more. and there's cold air to keep it in place. 3 in bradford and pittsburgh. and at saranac lake, 24 below. >> oh. thanks for that, i guess. >>> we have big news on the economy, also from the white house. the stock market is now as high as it was before the recession, approaching new records. all good news for your 401(k). and that comes as president obama fills out his economic team for the second term. let's get more on that from abc
into arkansas and western tennessee, there is the chance we could see some very strong storms later on this afternoon. and in the northern plains, again, that snow is winding down, but now it's all about the wind. and windchills will be brutally cold through the entire day. that's a look at >>> cold temperature this is morning good enough for patchy frost possible in the north bay and east bay valleys. few clouds drifting by this afternoon. the next weather system will stay offshore and with the north breeze and cool start to the morning temperatures will be in the upper 40s to low 50s today with some partly cloudy skies. monday morning also looks fairly cold but the seven-day forecast this time of year looking dry. bit warmer towards the middle part of the week. >>> and that is your latest forecast. erica? >> dylan, thank you. >>> president obama's inauguration is little more than a week away, but he is already working on two priorities for his second term. gun control and afghanistan. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker has more. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: eric
. we asked if you thought it was okay for a tennessee elementary school to limit parents access to kids during school lunch time. we wanted to know if you thought this was too -- going too far in the name of safety. >> here's what some of you had to say. jo ann writes school lunch is a time for kids to interact with their friends and peers. they develop their social skills and friendships. when parents are there, it changes the dynamics. >> dan from ohio says as a parent i have every right to full access to my child at school. it is my responsibility to keep my child safe. >> bill from florida rights parents don't belong in schools. it is not safe and distracting to the kids. stay home, parents. thanks to everyone who responded. >> have a great day and good weekend. >> goodbye. >> tgif everyone. brian didn't want to sit down. he didn't want to. he wanted to do it standing up. we can do it standing up. it is friday, january 25, 2013. we've done this before. it's as cold as ice out. ♪ it's as cold as ice temperatures as low as 29 degrees below zero slamming millions across the u.s. maki
and dangerous storm is moving from the south. it hit eastern missouri arkansas and tennessee. homes were damaged trees and power lines knocked down thousands lost power. >> the front stretches from texas to the northeast. one man has been killed in nashville and the storm also left its mark across indiana. reporter jessica hayes of wish-tv is in indianapolis. >> reporter: we're on the north side of indianapolis. this area is usually busy with computers and shoppers but straight line winds brought down a couple different power lines, one the worst damage you can see right here snapped off at the base and landed on top of this canopy of this costco gas station so this is closed. you did see damages on the west side of minneapolis, winds up to 60 miles an hour and if you go to the southern part of the state south of bloomington, indiana, a possible tornado touched down there, up to 20 homes have damage and the national weather service is on their way to determine if this, in fact, was a tornado. here we've got power crews are going to have a busy day here and around
centimeters and then freezing rain threat, specifically across portions of tennessee over towards north carolina. does look like this will be dangerous. any freezing rain falling, power lines here top of trees and accumulating up very well can create that risk power outages. further out there in the west into los angeles even around san diego something you don't see quite too often some heavy rain showers, actually about 50 millimeters at times in the next 24 hours. very well could be seeing heavy burst thunderstorms flaring up. definitely want to watch that. that will be make being roads slippery. los angeles with a high of 18. denver look at you, 14, well above average. winnipeg at minus 21. does look like you'll get a heat wave and by heat wave in winnipeg it's getting up near the freezing mark by next week. something you have to look forward to here. here's a look at your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
planes. we are protecting the tennessee valley. along interstate 40 nashville, baton ruj, new orleans, all looking for potential for dangerous weather. >> you said the additional cold weather moving in later in the week. we will take it. >> thank you very much. appreciate it. >> another top u.s. senator announcing his retirement. democrat tom harkin of iowa will not seek reelection when his term is up saying quote it is time to step aside. he is 73 years old he has been in the senate for nearly 30 years. the announcement coming because harkin has nearly 3 million bucks left in his campaign fund account. he was planning it for another fundraiser next month. he is the third long time senator to announce retirement recently. along with rockefeller and chambliss. >> the spotlight in the weekly address. south dakota senator talking about getting finances under control. the need to change government spending habits. >> washing ton is addicted oto spending your money. over the past four years our country added 6 trillion to the national debt. at $16.4 trillion the total debt is larger than o
dumped freezing rain in states including north carolina and tennessee. it's been dropping snow in ohio, pennsylvania right during the evening commute. along with a light dusting here in new york city over the last couple of hours. it's just the latest winter insult coming during a streesk frigid weather. animation shows how the cold air descended on the country last weekend as a drop in the jet stream sent temperatures plummeting across much of the country. all of those areas in bluish thing there is where it is below freezing. you can see the cycle as two separate cold fronts moved across the area. freezing conditions have been causing problems in firefighters. this lawrntion, massachusetts, first responders found themselves encased in ice as they fought a fire in a three story building last night. the deputy fire chief says the frozen fire hydrants and fire lines are making things tough. in chicago folks finally saw more than an inch of snow for the first time in 335 days. chicago hasn't seen a streak close to that in more than 70 years. , during this artic cold snap, few are feeling
on the roadways. quite dangerous across the mid south and tennessee valley. the wind chills, if you're not bundled up, feels like minus 1 in new york, 7 in chicago. across the west it's warm. so there is warmth across the map, just not across portions of the upper midwest and the great lakes and northeast down towards the ohio river valley. as you head towards kentucky and tennessee, see that pink, that's that mixture of ice, freezing rain, sleet. it's going to make travel very difficult. they have e got the sand out there. they're going to try to make sure the roadways are at least a little bit okay. the best advice if you've got freezing rain in your area is to stay off the roads. travel forecast: looking at that mixture of sleet and freezing rain, parts of tennessee and kentucky, temperature freezing, right around 32 in nashville. as you head towards ashville, the carolinas, you get the potential for ice and freezing rain on the roadways. north of the carolinas, it will be mainly a snow event. one to four inches. not a blockbuster storm but is going to cause travel delays on the roadways and i
students from memphis, tennessee. i've seen banners from michigan. they are here as you mentioned to mark the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade. this group, march for life, has been organizing this march since one year after the decision. they continue to come every year. you can see the signs they hold. defend life. they have a series of speakers here and later on they'll march to the supreme court which is their ultimate goal. their ultimate goal is to find a case to challenge roe v. wade. >> do we know if there are cases that are actually in the process of challenging roe v. wade? >> reporter: we know there was one that some thought the supreme court could add to the docket this year. a case out of oklahoma that dealt with personhood laws. abortion opponents in oklahoma wanted to bring to a vote this idea of a personhood law that would mean that life begins at conception that would outlaw all abortions for any reason. the supreme court rejected that. they decided not to add that to the docket. abortion opponents are looking for that perfect case to come to bring to the supreme court that
has been declared in tennessee. for the latest on what is going to be a slow go to work and school this morning, maria molina. >>maria: good morning. a very slow-go across portions of the east because we're dealing with snow, rain and even freezing rain in between those areas. i want to start out with your temperatures for today. remember how it was very cold across portions of the southwestern u.s. and actually unusually mild across portions of the northeast? that's over with. back to normal. 71 for high temperatures today in los angeles. in the northeast, 38 for your high in new york city. it is those cold temperatures that are producing or helping produce snow across portions of upstate new york and pennsylvania. accumulations could be three to five inches of snow. that is going to be across the higher end of accumulations across new england. new york city, right along that rain-snow line so you've been seeing freezing rain along the roadways and sidewalks. kind of a crunchy sound as you're heading towards work. plain rain in philadelphia. southward, freezing rain across parts o
witherspoon and her husband name their baby tennessee. >> what a disappointment. america's sweetheart. moms love her and they hate this name. it's too southern, too offbeat. people expected more from her. >> she's a southern girl. she comes from nashville. it's a nod to her heritage. i don't think it's that bad. alyson hanniga sbchlt and her husband had keeva. what's with that? >> you think you heard it wrong. >> suri grows on you, though. i'll throw that out there. >> jessica simpson has been in the headlines for the pregnancy of 2012. she's pregnant again. let's talk about her first child, maxwell. i guess naming a girl maxwell is the problem? >> that's the problem with maxwell. in the '80s, unisex names were in. they're totally out. this is a girl. don't give her a boy's name. >> kim car dash kardashian. >> don't do the kimye. resist the urge to put them together. >> i don't think they will. >> duchess of cambridge and william. >> we did a survey at baby center. american moms want diana, in honor of the princess. u.k. moms want charlotte. got to go with something clsk and royal. >> i'm
-- the last governor -- tennessee yesterday coming out with gabby giffords and her task force, and on monday the parents of the newtown kids are going to come out with their proposals for reducing gun violence. this is going to happen, i believe this year, and the president is determined to help make it happen. so the feeling here in washington is times are changing. >> jennifer: from your mouth to god's ears. thanks, bill for joining me here in "the war room." up next the nra is well organized. they do have a ton of cash, but so does this guy. >> the latest on michael bloomberg's efforts, and plus, if you think a $1 trillion coin is the only far-fetched way of getting ash the debt ceiling, you understand estimate the creativity of the american progressives. and brett ehrlich was actually a film critic we're going to run down his oscar favors. it's a friday night n "the war room," and we will be right back. ♪ [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice
to dream big, and he would always say, you know, just because we're undocumented tennessee doesn't mean that we cannot dream. >> host: so what's your relationship with your mother? what was your relationship? >> well, my mother, she was, you know, very good mother up until the point when she took off to come here to the u.s.. when she came here here, her experienced changed her a lot. she did not have a good experience in the u.s.. my father left her for another woman, and when she came back to mexico, she was very bitter and broken hearted about the whole experience, and she changed, too, as a mother. she was no longer interested in being our mother. she was more interested in finding someone to heal her broken heart. i lost my mother when she came here because the woman who came back to me was not the same one. when we lived here with my dad, my mother came back to the u.s., lived a half hour away from us, but i rarely saw her. i was probably see her maybe once a month, maybe twice, but there was a huge distance between us that we were not really able to recover, and it has been, i th
temperatures plunge southward. it is so cold we have a icy makes across the tennessee valley. we'll get to that. look at video in lawrence, massachusetts, battling a three-alarm blaze. ice coating their helmets and their uniforms. so dangerous in these freezing temperatures. the hydrants freeze. the equipment gets frozen. the ground is treacherous. apparently we had a couple of injuries with this fire. it is just one of the most dangerous conditions you can be in as a firefighter. my husband knows that. and he pointed that out, so hats off to these brave firefighters who continue to battle the fires and subfreezing temperatures across the northeast. pictures are just incredible. so, we are expecting a warm-up over the next few days. that is the good news. for now we're still in the deep freeze across the great lakes and the northeast. look at mem mem frist, 29. memphis, tennessee, you could see freezing rain or sleet. we have advisories and ice storm warnings in portions of tennessee. see where we have got the pink? that is warm moist air falling through a layer of frozen air that is freezing o
's coming through the deep south, the tennessee valley. that's what we're going to be looking at as we head into the afternoon and evening hours. in fact the entire area, this yellow is from the storm prediction center. a slight risk of severe weather. it gets light, moderate and high risk levels. damaging wind gusts will be the main threat with the line of showers and storms that's expected to come through here late this afternoon. we're okay through lunch time. we'll head toward 4:00. probably okay in the metro. but look at the shenandoah valley toward western maryland. we head into the nighttime hours. it line of showers and storms will come through. by tomorrow morning here returns the cold weather. today 70. late storms. might even be holding off till after dark for most of you. 47 tonight. we don't really see temps move tomorrow, 48. windy and colder. a.m. flurries are snow showers friday. look at the highs, only 33. we stay in the 30s on groundhog day and sunday back to 44 monday. monika samtani, how is it looking? i-95 in prince george's county. >>> not much has changed since the la
-- this is accumulating ice from east texas, all the way through tennessee. that's rough on the roads. >> that is sloppy. okay, sam, thanks. >>> coming up, an emotional day in court for the woman accused of killing her ex-boyfriend. the stunning interrogation tapes of jodi arias revealed. >>> also ahead, the mystery of the missing millions. why best-selling crime writer patricia cornwell says she was cheated out of a fortune. >>> and jodie foster's modern family. why the fiercely private actress is revealing so much right now. >>> they're called miracle berries. we're going to try them. we'll tell you if they're a dieting breakthrough. to try them. we'll tell you if they're a dieting breakthrough. humana medicare plans now include 5% savings on great for you healthier foods at walmart! it's part of the vitality healthyfood program... and one more way humana medicare can help you choose what's good for your health and your wallet. so you can spend a little less money... and spend a little more time sharing what you know with the people who matter most. humana. ♪ it's not for colds. it's not for pain. i
clarksville, tennessee, here's missy hendricks. [ applause ] >> and from portland, tennessee, going from 426 pounds, all the way down to 200 pounds, please welcome richard neal. >> unbelievable. come on down. we absolutely love your stories. congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> missy, i want to start by asking you, how did you do it? >> i followed back on a program strictly for the last 12 years. >> 12 years. not always easy. what did you do in those times when it seemed unbearable? >> i looked at my little boys. >> you knew you wanted to be here for them. so, for you, it's really about the health? >> yes. >> i love it. congratulations. congratulations. >> that's great. for you, meanwhile, you lost over half of yourself. more than 200 pounds. and the big moment, i understand, came, you went to a scrap yard to weigh yourself. >> yes, sir. i had to go to a metal scrap yard to go weigh myself. and asked the manager if i could use the scale to weigh myself, versus a scale. >> you're now a fitness coach. >> i am. i'm an independent beach buddy coach. you can find me on facebook at richard ne
. ♪ i was dancing with my darling ♪ ♪ to the tennessee waltz ♪ when an old friend ♪ >> bill: she was known at the time the singing rage, miss patty page. >> rage? not the word i would use. >> bill: but you know, when you hear that music, it just sounds so old-fashioned, doesn't it? >> it really does. >> bill: seriously. i saw on the news -- >> it almost sounds like parody. >> bill: this was 13 weeks number one hit in the united states. >> no kidding! good grief. that's amazing. >> bill: the tennessee waltz and how much is that doggy in the window. >> that's definitely another age. >> bill: but she performed well. she was scheduled -- she won a grammy and was scheduled next month to get the lifelong -- or lifetime grammy award which i'm sure they'll give her now posthumously. we have a lot to get into. we'll get there with the help of "buzzfeed." rebecca burg joining us later in this hour. congresswoman jackie speier from california and one of the patriotic millionaires to give us his take on having to
month of december. take a look at before and after photo from tennessee beach. the arch from tennessee beach is what's been in hundreds of photos. but in december, that archway crashed down onto the beach below. police say the storm in december was a factor but the pounding surf and also water getting in over the years, helped it to give away. >>> all right. 7:11. why a connecticut lawmaker is apologizing for comments she made about gabrielle giffords. plus how the former congresswoman is marking the second anniversary of the shooting that nearly killed her. >>> and going on tour. if you missed it the last time, you have another chance to see the giants' world series trophy. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. only $29 a month for
through memphis, tennessee, through the ohio river valley. we'll keep you posted certainly martha throughout the day and bill. we could see a volatile situation unfolding. back to you. >> thank you for that, janice. we'll keep an eye on it. bill: there are new reports the legacy of the deadly terror attack in libya is looming large over the future of the u.s. involvement in afghanistan. president obama meets with hamid karzai late tomorrow in fact. the attack in benghazi reportedly a driving factor in the ultimate decision in how large of a force to leave behind. john bolton, former ambassador to the u.n. and fox news contributor. welcome back. what do you make of this? how do you put this together? >> i think it has got our priorities backwards. if taliban takes control again in afghanistan, we won't have to worry about protecting drone bases or diplomats because we won't be there at all. and i think this is part of the unreality of the obama administration's approach there. the low troop numbers that they're contemplating, that they will be discussing with president karzai will
bridge. and from tennessee, that country sunshine. we learn that all of these women struggle in different ways, including financially. for some, miss america is a story of haves and have-nots. south carolina is considered a pageant state because there's big funding and big resources. >> obviously, way too big for just me. >> reporter: for her year as south carolina, allie is put up in a gorgeous apartment. she's given a wardrobe and a car. >> i realize that not every girl gets a car. >> we don't have a fuel sponsor, a wardrobe sponsor. >> reporter: miss wyoming struggles with the money to finance her journey. today, lexie is ready to bring in some cash with a fund-raiser in her hometown. the journey leading up to miss america, is a transformation for all of these women. emoti emotionally, physically. and in some cases, the changes are even more profound. miss district of columbia, allen rose will have her breasts removed after the pageant. a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer, which killed her mother when she was 16. >> this is my mom in the corner. >> reporter: she's beautiful. y
, wyoming, missouri, and tennessee have rushed to introduce legislation to preempt the president's proposal. sheriffs in oregon and kentucky are refusing to enforce any new gun laws but the power to defy federal law are limited and the rhetoric is simply political posturing. >> if you drink a popular juice to prevent health disease or treat prostate cancer, the federal trade commission says you could waste your time ruling that there were deceptive ads over a juice that said they could reduce colds and low down the growth of prostate tumors and a law judge ruled similarly last year and the company is asking an appeal courts to reverse the fining. >> is there time? we have talked about house cold and frosty it has been, and the warm-up in the afternoon comes so late...after you have suffered in the morning, you get to freeze in the afternoon. >> that is how it works. coldest in the morning and warpest in -- warmest in 9 afternoon. it habit early cold for our standards. radar across the state shows how dry it is again. dry across the entire western third as the storms are pushed well into can
tennessee, the up state of south carolina, north carolina, northern atlanta into thursday night and friday morning. we do have a chance of some freezing rain. we have snow around the great lakes. snow possible later friday in the northeast. look at the temperatures. it's cold enough for that. no doubt about it. and on saturday we start to clear the system moves offshore. lake effects snow. no surprise there. rain showers for arizona and new mexico. 56 in denver. not too bad. more snow coming into the west with the next storm. rain across the plains on sunday. an icy mix on the northern side. this system pulls into the great lakes here by monday. and we'll be watching for more winter weather there. and again on tuesday. it's getting busy. keep it right here on the weather channel. you can wake up with al weekday mornings for your latest forecast. i played a round of golf.id in the last five hours? then i read a book while teaching myself how to play guitar; ran ten miles while knitting myself a sweater; jumped out of a plane. finally, i became a ping pong master while recording my debut alb
a weather alert for you. one tennessee town is dealing with heavy flooding after days of rain. this video comes in from whiteville, near memphis. sections of a major road are washed away with five feet of water in some spots. more than 50 people are currently trapped in their homes there as rescue efforts are underway. it is so bad that local and state police can not even get in there to set up road closure signs. >> this water is moving so swiftly, could very easily overturn a car, take a car off the roadway, just too dangerous. this is probably about the worst i've seen it flood. it is always been where we could get something in but it's completely washed out now. martha: well the city just landed a 400,000 grant to build a new bridge. it would raise the entire street by four feet. that doesn't come in time to help this situation though, and hopefully it will help in the future. bill: well a grim picture in the showdown over the debt ceiling about to get a bit more dismal. the white house has no plan b in the debt fight, challenging republicans to allow them to bore row more money or al
. weather channel meteorologist mike seidel has more from knoxville, tennessee. hey, mike. >> reporter: hey, t.j. here in knoxville the ice storm is now just a memory. we had nine hours of freezing rain. but as you can see here on the trees it's all gone. it all melted. in fact temperatures overnight rose into the mid 30s. but yesterday we had hundreds of accidents across kentucky here in tennessee, even north georgia and through the western carolinas. one fatality reported in upstate south carolina. but the north georgia mountains had ice and cars skidding off the roadways. the other angle with this storm is the fact that we had snow from the ohio valley all the way to the northeast. but the snowfall amounts were on the light side from columbus to pittsburgh, into washington. generally a 1 to 2 inch snowfall. philadelphia and new york central park had 1 1/2 inches of snow. for the first time in chicago in 335 days they had an inch of snow. so the record streak ends but they've only had now about three inches for the entire winter. it still stays very cold today across the midwest and north
for colleges and universities. in our state of tennessee, 30 years ago, the state paid 70% of the cost of going to the university of tennessee. today it pays 30%, and medicaid is the chief culprit. now, everyone knows this. i mean, the president's own debt commission has told him this and suggested a way to deal with it. 40 or 50 of us on both sides of the aisle have been working together, meeting together and having dinner together, writing bills together trying to come up with plans to do it. senator corker, my colleague from tennessee, has developed a bill which i am his prime cosponsor which says over the next ten years we have found a way to strengthen medicare and other entitlements by reducing the growth in spending. we understand this. we passed a budget control act a couple of years ago. people said they didn't like it. well, it wasn't so bad because it took 38%, 39% of the budget, which is all of our discretionary spending. this is national defense, national parks, national labs. it's going up about the re of the -- of inflation. this is before we get to the so-called sequester. but w
half mile. >>reporter: schools closed. closed early in georgia, tennessee, kentucky, north carolina and in virginia where cars and school bus negotiate with the ice. but in much of the midwest and northeast where the storm is now quickly moving and where it is still bitterly cold. >> my nose got really cold. >>reporter: schools are still open and health officials are warning parents to keep their kids safe. >> what if the child hasn't been sick before and good outside and having a cough that might be one of the first signs that you may see that they are having some kind of bad response to the cold air. >>reporter: few family to really feel for. in sprays caught open camera. people who live in this apartment building in pontiac, michigan have had no heat since saturday. were using their oven to keep warm. then adding insult to injury, the water pipe burst. [ screaming my god. >>reporter: it was really tough for firefighters battling a blaze in massachusetts who look like walking icicle in the cold. >> running that frozen hydrant and line and tough for the guys to get around w
answer, but if you're unwilling to budge, and look, i get tennessee, georgia, i'm fraught texas, but my goodness, even universal background checks, how hard is that? >> in a word. >> background checks are important, and we also need to make certain that we are checking mental health. >> i agree. >> but you would support a universal background check? >> sure. >> thank you very much. >>> next, former israeli prime minister ariel sharon has been in a vegetative state, but in the past few days, scientists have made a totally shocking discovery. ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. pretty sweet, huh? cute. but don't you have any apps on your phone that can make your life easier? who do you think i am, quicken loans? at quicken loans, we'll provide you with myql mobile. this amazingly useful app allows you to take pictures of your mortgage documents using an iphone or android smart phone... so you can easily send them to us. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ooh, la-la!
, and look, i get tennessee, georgia, and i'm from texas, but my goodness, even universal background check, how hard is that? >> in a word. >> background checks are important, and we also need to make certain that we are checking mental health. >> i agree. >> but you would support a universal background check? >> sure. >> thank you very much. appreciate all three of you taking the time. >>> next, former israeli prime minister ariel sharon has been in a vegetative state, but in the past few days, scientists have made a totally shocking discovery. lly filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen. maybe even a little better. visit your eyecare professional today to ask about our newest lenses, transitions vantage and transitions xtractive lenses. experience life well lit. ask which transitions adaptive lens is best for you. up high! ok. don't you have any usefull apps on that thing? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app allows you to quickly calculate your mortgage payment based on
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picture. just to our south some precipitation down into tennessee and also in alabama. the precip stays south. however, the high and midlevel clouds will play cat and house with us tonight and much of tomorrow, especially in southern maryland. 32 now in rockville and bethesda and also in fairfax, even 34 in college park and down to 31 in bowie, 32 toward laurel. staying chilly to cold for a while, colder tonight, need a heavy coat tomorrow. some clouds will be south of town tomorrow, kind of a mostly cloudy day. keep the sunglasses handy for the finish of the week into the weekend. partly cloudy tonight, cold, a two to three blanket night, lows in the 20s. tomorrow it's going to be cold, thankfully not windy. bundle up the kids at the bus stop, 20s and 30s. by afternoon partly cloudy, coal, more clouds south of town, high temps -- cold, more clouds around town, high temps around 40. cold tomorrow 40, breezy and cold, 42 friday, chilly saturday in the mid-40s. next seven days, all important day sound, ravens up in battle skins at fedex, huge game -- baltimore, skins at fedex, huge games,
tennessee and they tell me shut the whole thing down. >> bill: right. >> look, you know, this is really -- when you have more than half of the republican caucus saying shut it down. >> bill: that they're willing to shut it down. >> shut it down in terms of the cr. don't do the continuing resolution that expires in march. shut it down. then you have close to half saying sure, let's breach the debt ceiling. you're in a situation where what is going on here? what is going on here when you have republicans saying because we don't want to compromise, we're not going to govern at all. we're going to do nothing. we're not going to give an inch. we would rather shut the government down, breach the debt ceiling and see what happens. >> bill: when it comes to the debt ceiling as the president pointed out yesterday over and over and over again because he kept getting asked the same question at the news conference, raising the debt ceiling does not say we are increasing spending. in any way whatsoever. it does not mean spending. what it means is -- congress authorizes spending. they demand spending
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